Focus On: ClimaCell’s Business and Weather Constellation

ClimaCell's decision to deploy and operate a weather satellite constellation puts real business in a field of wannabees.

Virgin Galactic’s Fumble

Passengers take Virgin at its word about safety when they fly on the airline. Should they for the spaceline? Also, Sandy Munro visits the Starship/Super Heavy factory.

Commercial Space and its Slugworths: A Lack of Pure Imagination

Are some of the struggles some of the space startups are dealing with more to do with a lack of "Pure Imagination?" Is this why we see them offering similar products consumers aren't interested in?

Focus on: U.S. Launch Markets & the CEO’s Lament

This is not the first time we've heard the launch market can't support new players. Do reasons for that assertion make sense? Maybe for ULA.

Focus On: Telesat’s Lightspeed Satellites, Constellation, and Purpose

Telesat's LEO constellation has a different, fancier name. It released satellite details, too. Do they matter? Are they differentiators?

Human Spaceflight: Being Taken for a Ride

In the space sector, there appear to be at least three types of businesses offering to take people for a ride.

Thinking About: SpaceX’s Latest Rideshare Deployments & Starlink Lasers

A certain space company, whose name rhymes with "Ace Pecs," keeps revising the possible, meaning competitors need to revise, too. Will they?

European Union Space Plans: Why Lead, when It’s Easier to Follow?

The European Union wants a European high-speed broadband satellite system. Does it make sense? Maybe there's a more useful mission.

Seeing Infrared, Part 3: What Does Nearly $3 Billion Buy?

Part 3: It must be nice to never pay attention to a customer's needs, nor offer a compelling product with ground support. SMC's gotchya.

Seeing Infrared, Part 2: Similar Missions, Similar Capabilities

Part 2: The more SMC spends on infrared systems, the more they stay the same...maybe. At least when compared with SBIRS.